We are the Champions

AYSO U12 team Blue Hunters pictured, from left: Elliott Lefevre, Seren Bass, Julian Tompkins, Marlon Wiest, Coach Duross O’Bryan, Darby Dempsey (kneeling), Declan O’Bryan, Marlon Lopez, assistant coach Kevin Gasser, Austen Gasser, Heath Gasser and Leo Amoretti. (not pictured: Gabe Mitchell) 

Two Malibu teams made it to the end of the American Youth Soccer Organization’s (AYSO) U12 regional championship tournament. The two—Blue Hunters and Big Daddies—competed on Dec. 10 after beating scores of top teams from areas including Thousand Oaks and Agoura Hills. 

Blue Hunters won, 3-0; both teams are expected to go on to the Bakersfield State Tournament in February.